unknown at Giritale Elephant Transit Home Medical Centre

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) unknown at Giritale Elephant Transit Home Medical Centre

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 0 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Giritale Elephant Transit Home Medical Centre
ArrivedGiritale Elephant Transit Home Medical Centre 2018-11-01
Born:2018 wild
Capture: 2018, Kilinochchi Forest Reserve
Document updated2018-11-03: new record
A five-month-old baby elephant, which has been attacked by a crocodile, was found by the residents of a village nearby to the Kilinochchi forest reserve. News1st correspondent in the area said the elephant which is three feet tall has been admitted to the Girithale Wildlife Hospital.

Sources, among others

  • https://www.newsfirst.lk/2018/11/01/injured-elephant-calf-found-near-kilinochchi-forest-reserve/

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